Arsenal close-in on Philippe Coutinho and Willian summer deals

Arsenal close-in on Philippe Coutinho and Willian summer deals, Fred Kennedy
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:44 PM
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- Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing Coutinho and Willian

- Super agent Kia Joorabchian has linked both players with the club

- The Gunners are said to be having limited cash, but will attempt to sell players to raise funds

Arsenal are reportedly closing in on a double transfer swoop for Philippe Coutinho and Willian's deal to the Emirates, with super agent Kia Joorabchian working tirelessly to realise this.

The future of both stars look uncertain at their respective clubs, with Chelsea star Willian set to become a free agent at the end of the ongoing season.

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The Brazilian star was rumoured to have agreed deal to join former manager Jose Mourinho at Premier League side Tottenham, but it appears he could move to the Emirates.

Willian's current contract with Chelsea will be coming to an end this summer and there has been no fruitful discussion for the possibility of him extending his stay.

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On the other hand La Liga giants Barcelona are understood to be desperate to get Coutinho off their wage bill.

According to Mirror UK, agent Joorabchian is trying to bring Willian and Coutinho to the red half of North London having already secured David Luiz's future at Arsenal.

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It was gathered the Gunners have limited funds and will only be able to complete the signings if they sell players.

Meanwhile, Jan Oblak has emerged Chelsea’s major target this summer and Frank Lampard is ready to offer Kepa Arrizabalaga as part of deal the deal to Atletico Madrid.

Kepa has been out of favour at the Stamford Bridge following series of errors which had cost the Blues who continue their quest to qualify for European competition next season.

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Fred Kennedy has a Bachelor's degree in journalism (Daystar University), currently working as a Sports Editor. He has more than five years of experience in digital journalism.